# Area of Rectangles

Students learn how to find the area of a rectangle first by counting, then repeated addition, basic multiplication and later using the formula Area = Length x Width.  As learning progresses students are challenged to consider composite rectangular shapes.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to determine the area of a rectangle by counting the squares inside.
• Most students should be able to calculate the area of a rectangle by multiplying the length by the width
• Some students should be able to derive the formula for the area of a rectangle.
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